[ nur-ish-muh nt, nuhr- ]
/ ˈnɜr ɪʃ mənt, ˈnʌr- /
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Origin of nourishment
Related formsnon·nour·ish·ment, nouno·ver·nour·ish·ment, nounre·nour·ish·ment, nounself-nour·ish·ment, noun
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Examples from the Web for self-nourishment
It must have some source of self-nourishment, for it can derive little from the sand whereon it rests.If I May|A. A. Milne
British Dictionary definitions for self-nourishment
/ (ˈnʌrɪʃmənt) /
the act or state of nourishing
a substance that nourishes; food; nutriment
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Word Origin and History for self-nourishment
early 15c., "food, sustenance," from Old French norissement "food, nourishment," from norrir (see nourish). From c.1300 as "fostering."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Medicine definitions for self-nourishment
[ nûr′ĭsh-mənt ]
Something that nourishes; food.
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